African ethnonyms index to art-producing peoples of Africa by Biebuyck, Daniel P.

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Published by G.K. Hall in New York .

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  • Africa, Sub-Saharan,
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan.


  • Names, Ethnological -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Dictionaries,
  • Art, Black -- Africa, Sub-Saharan

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 335-378) and indexes.

Book details

StatementDaniel P. Biebuyck, Susan Kelliher, Linda McRae.
ContributionsKelliher, Susan., McRae, Linda.
LC ClassificationsGN645 .B53 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxxviii, 378 p. ;
Number of Pages378
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL981825M
ISBN 100783815328
LC Control Number96019439

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Bibliography: p. [] Introduction to the African ethnonyms book of ethnonyms and toponyms / Pathé Diagne -- Toponymy and ethnonymy as scientific aids to history / Mohammed El Easi -- Some toponyms and ethnonyms of Swaziland / R.T.

Zwinoira -- African ethnonymy and toponymy / Olabiyi Yai -- Some problems of African onomastics / Pierre Alexandre -- The standardization of the spelling of African Pages:   Introduction to the discussion of ethnonyms and toponyms / Pathé Diagne --Toponymy and ethnonymy as scientific aids to history / Mohammed El Easi --Some toponyms and ethnonyms of Swaziland / R.T.

Zwinoira --African ethnonymy and toponymy / Olabiyi Yai --Some problems of African onomastics / Pierre Alexandre --The standardization of the. African Ethnonyms and Toponyms: This is an important reference book on African onomastics in general and African ethnonymy in particular.

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